FOREHAND CEMETERY Located 4 miles west on State Highway 66 and 2 miles south on Gregory Road from Yukon, OK, the cemetery sits on the east side of the road. This cemetery has been vandalized through the years with many stones gone and only bases left with no identification. Enumerated from north to south, front to back. About the first one half of the cemetery, west to east has no visible stones, many sunken places, curbing, Daffodils and Flags adorn the front half. The row before the marked stones have several native rocks for head and footstones., many flowers. About row 7 or 8 begins the stones as follows: (b.=born/m=married/d=died/info=anything else/?? questionable/NONE=blank). RUKES- Otis L.- b. 31/Dec/1886-d. 28/Apr/1966. RUKES- Harry C.-b. 1879-1938. HARRIS- Frances R.-b. 14/Jun/1874-d. 30/May/1901-info- Wife of A.J. -aged 26yrs. 11mo. 16days- Blessed are those who die in the Lord. ?? Curbing for about 6 graves unknown, (broken up funeral home marker). Next row: BENDER- Mahalia W.-b. 10/Aug.1832-d. 31/Jul/1905-info-Wife of A.C. Bender-She Sleepeth. GRABB- Elsie M.-b.1902-d. 1921-info- Wife of Z.W.Grabb- At Rest. HOWARD-Clarence A.-b.24/Mar/1885-d.08/Dec/1907. HOWARD- Delcia E.-b. 19/Apr/1862-d. 12/Mar/1898-info Wife of C.R. Howard. ALLEN- Hillard B.-b.1912-d. 1917. Next row: MILLER-James Roy- b. 10/Oct/1903-d. 12/Jan/1904. PATCH-Stephen-b. 07/Jul/1809-d. 17/Aug/1895. PATCH- Infant son of C.R.& Rosa Patch. NEWTON- Infant son of Alma Newton. NEWTON- Alma-b. 26/Sep/1863-d. 17/May/1897. DEARDORFF-(Father) b.1855-d. 1928. DEARDORFF-(Mother) b. 1852-d. 1911. RILEY- Cynthia A.-b. 1820-d. 1894-info-Blessed are they who die in the Lord. Next row: HURST- Charles R.-b. 08/Sep/1899-d.05/Nov/1901-info-Son of F.&A. Hurst. SMITH- Emmitt N.-d. 15/Apr/1894-info- aged 11 yrs. 11mo. 15days -Tho lost to sight, to memory dear. Next row: ??Base- no name, no top. HURST-Thomas Newton-b. 08/Dec/1901-d. 21/Nov/1902-info- Son of Robert & Mattie Hurst. MUIR- Ruby B. Harris-b. 1905-d. 1931. MUIR- Infant son of Mr.&Mrs. Russell Muir-b. or d. 30/jun/1939? MUIR- Harry W.-b.05/Aug/1892-d. 24/Mar/1912. Next row: STEEL-Harry-d. 26/Oct/1901-aged 5 yrs. 6mo. 27days-info- Asleep in Jesus. Curbing for two children or infants reads: G.C.R.? Next row: DANA-Bessie Luella-b. 19/Nov/1911-d. 17/Jan/1913-info- Infant dau. of O.L. & I. Dana-Gone but not forgotten. BROWN- Frances Pamelia-b. 1836-d. 1898. BROWN- Charles Chamberlin- b. 1826-d. 1915-info- Co B, 140th IL INF. G.A.R. ?? Base no name, no top. MASTERSON- Blanche-b. 1874-d. 1961. LAWSON- Jessie A.-b. 1877-d. 1965. Next row: RADCLIFF-Alta L.-b. 12/Aug/1918-d. 29/Feb/1920. RADCLIFF-Leota M. -b. 18/May1914-d. 10/Feb/1915. RADCLIFF-Floyd F.-b. 02/Mar/1913-d. 09/May/1913. Next row: CASSEL-(Father) John E.-b. 12/Sep/1861-d. 02/Apr/1909. CASSEL-(Mother) Mary-b. 30/Aug/1869-d. 25/Aug/1901-info - A happy soul has winged its way, to one pure bright eternal day. STAG- Ralph-d. 17/Jul/1897-age 2yrs. 2mo.2days-info- Son of H.&T.Conner Stag. WALTHER- Eliza Von Asch-b. 1864-d. 1892-info-1890 Swiss Immigrant. WALTHER-Friedrich Fritz-b. 1859-d. 1932-info-1884 Swiss Immigrant. Next row: ?? Base only name unlegible. ?? Curbing for 6 people. BELL- Bertha G.-b. 22/Jan/1875-d. 02/Jun/1895-info-Dau.of Thos & Sarah Bell - In my Fathers house are many mansions. NORTHROP- Jesse M.- d. 09/Dec/1891 age 29days-info-Son of H.C.& L.V. Northrop. BA?? (Baldwin?) Mollie Brace-b.? -d. Nov.??-info-stone face beaten beyond recognition. BALDWIN-Joel A.-b. 12/Jan/1808-d. 09/Sep/1891-info- He shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day-John XI,24. Next row: WILLIAMS- S.B.- b. 1866-d. NONE. WILLIAMS-Louisa-b. 1866-d. 1921-info-his wife. ??grave with curbing. FINDLEY- Thomas J.- b. 10/Dec/1897-d. 16/Apr/1899-info - Son of J.F.&D.B. Findley-Parents initials in question-deteriorated. FINDLEY-Ruben E.-b. 28/Nov/1880-d. 25/Feb/1899-info -Son of J.S.& A.E. Findley-Parents initials in question-deteriorated. ?? Sunk in graves-flowers/flags. Next row: KALOUS-Charley-b. 16/Dec/1892-d. 09/Sep/1911. NESPOR- zAe-odyociva-Adela-dcera-J.a.M.-NAR. 25/Zari/1899-ZES. 08/Cerce/1900-Sgi sladce-info- Not Czech but may be Polish or Swiss????? FYALA- Anna-b. 26/May/1836-d. 26/Jun/1895. FYALA- John-b. 11/Aug/1833-d. 16/Sep/1892. Next row: BARNES- C.W. b. 1852-d.1916. BARNES-Marion Jinnett-b. 12/Mar/1883-d.27/Nov/1892-info- "89 Pioneers". BARNES- Earnest Vaughn- b. 04/Sep/1889-d. 07/Nov/1892. BARNES- Bessie Winifred- b. 24/Jan/1882-d. 04/Nov/1892. Next row: NORCOM- Trimble-b. 02/Apr/1883-(Wilmington,NC)-d. 03/Jan/1891-(El Reno,OK). NORCOM- Dr. H.S. b. 18/Dec/1829-(Edenton, NC)-d. 05/May/1895-(El Reno,OK). SHORTHORN/BREEDER-info-stone is 1 foot long and 6 inches wide. ?? Base-nothing else. Next row: RUBES- Julia-b. 1868-d. 1941. RUBES- Vaclav-b. 1853-d. 1936. Next row: FANNING- James K.- b. 16/Mar/1840-d. 24/Sep/1916-info- Company F-101 IL. FRONK- Josef- NAR. 29/Unora/1832-ZEM. 15/Unora 1906-info- This at top of stone: Zile odpocica-a twisted quotation left to right with a period halfway up-Panu- zesnuly. After 1906 is v. stari-73 Rokull Mes-15Dni.-odopocivej -twisted quote and period next to it half way up the line- pokoji. FRONK-P.J.-NAR. 13/Dubna/1867-ZEM. 07/Runa/1909- info- This at top of stone: Lead Kindly Light- Zde odpocuav- Panu zesnula-Marie- manzelka. At bottom: Odpociveju Pokoji. FRONK- Robert J.- NAR. 04/Cervna/1899-ZEM. 08/Dubua 1905-info- at top: Zde Odpocivej-v Panu-Zesnuly-Then Robert J next then Syn-Petra a Marie - then Fronk then date. below 1905-v. stari- 5 Roliu10? Mes-4 Dui-Spi Slade.
This page was updated: Saturday, 27-Jun-2015 11:18:36 CDT
This site may be freely linked, but not duplicated in any way without consent.
All rights reserved! Commercial use of material within this site is prohibited!
© 2000-2016 Oklahoma Cemeteries
The information on this site is provided free for the purpose of researching your genealogy. This material may be freely used by non-commercial entities, for your own research, as long as this message remains on all copied material. The information contained in this site may not be copied to any other site without written "snail-mail" permission. If you wish to have a copy of a donor's material, you must have their permission. All information found on these pages is under copyright of Oklahoma Cemeteries. This is to protect any and all information donated. The original submitter or source of the information will retain their copyright. Unless otherwise stated, any donated material is given to Oklahoma Cemeteries to make it available online. This material will always be available at no cost, it will always remain free to the researcher.